Public Severe Weather Outlook (PWO)
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   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1028 AM CST TUE DEC 25 2012
   
   ...SIGNIFICANT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED FROM SOUTHEAST TEXAS
   ACROSS THE GULF COAST STATES TODAY AND TONIGHT...
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING
   WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS AND POTENTIALLY STRONG...LONG TRACK
   TORNADOES FROM SOUTHEAST TEXAS ACROSS THE GULF COAST STATES TODAY
   AND TONIGHT.
   
   THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE
   
          PARTS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL ALABAMA
          WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE
          CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LOUISIANA
          CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
          SOUTHEAST TEXAS
   
   ELSEWHERE...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM EASTERN
   TEXAS EAST TO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS AND NORTHEAST GULF COAST.
   
   AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE FROM
   EAST TEXAS ACROSS THE GULF COAST STATES TODAY AND TONIGHT.
   WIDESPREAD SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE BEGINNING TO DEVELOP IN THE
   UNSTABLE AIR AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT AND WILL MOVE RAPIDLY EAST AND
   NORTHEAST.
   
   STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGERS ARE MONITORING THIS DEVELOPING
   SITUATION. THOSE IN THE THREATENED AREA ARE URGED TO REVIEW SEVERE
   WEATHER SAFETY RULES AND TO LISTEN TO RADIO...TELEVISION...AND NOAA
   WEATHER RADIO FOR POSSIBLE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND STATEMENTS LATER
   TODAY.
   
   ..MEAD/BUNTING/DISPIGNA.. 12/25/2012
   
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